Eurobarometer 71.2: European Employment and Social Policy, Discrimination, Development Aid, and Air Transport Services (2009)

European Commission


Changelog (Archive version):

2.0 - 2020-11-04
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Changelog (Source release):

3.0.2 - 2012-07-02
* Archive edition update

Version 3.0.1 - 2010-11-17
* Archive edition update

Version 3.0.0 - 2010-09-01
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Version 2.0.0 - 2010-01-08
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Data Kind:
individual data

Time Dimensions:
longitudinal (trend repeated cross-section)

Series Name:
EB - Eurobarometer

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The Eurobarometer survey is designed to provide regular monitoring of public social and political attitudes in the EU through specific trend questions. Therefore, the general aim of EB is to know the attitudes and evaluations of European citizens about large general themes. The questions concern to the European integration issues, but sometimes they regard also specific problem about single country or common problems of economic, political or social nature.


The arguments of Eurobarometer 71.2 are as follows:

  • Standard indicators on living conditions and expectations;

  • European Employment and Social Policy: Europeans and the economic crisis, globalisation, employment and job training situation;

  • Perception of, experience with and attitudes towards discrimination (ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion/belief, disability);

  • Attitudes towards development aid ;

  • Air transport services: use, appraisal, passengers’ rights;

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - economic policy
  • LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT - employment
  • LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT - in-job training
  • LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT - working conditions
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - cultural activities and participation
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - social behaviour and attitudes
  • SOCIETY AND CULTURE - social conditions and indicators
  • Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey

    Geographical Unit: size community

    Analysis Unit: individual

    Universe: residents in the respective country aged 15 and over

    Sample Procedure: about 1,000 individuals for each country. Multi-stage stratified random sample

    Weight: Weight used. Please read the documentation for any details

    Collection Mode: face to face interview, Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)

    Collection Size: UniData supplies: 1 dataset in SPSS format; 1 dataset in Stata format; 1 SPSS syntax file concerning missing value: 2 questionnaires in PDF format (ita, eng); 1 methodological notes and codebook in PDF format (eng) (6 file)


    Methodological Notes and codebook (pdf):
    DDI Documentation:
    DDI Documentation

    Data Use Restriction:
    UniData – official representative for the dissemination of Eurobarometer surveys in Italy – provides a free data access for all Italian residents upon registration. Data are released in according to GESIS Licence (Category 0), available at this link. Other users will need to contact the GESIS Data Archive.

    European Commission. (2009) Eurobarometer 71.2: European Employment and Social Policy, Discrimination, Development Aid, and Air Transport Services. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI281. Data file version 2.0

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    Module QG only surveyed in EU 27 countries.